Daily Archives: February 19, 2012

Jamrach’s Menagerie

Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch 2011 / 304 pages rating 8.5 What do I mean when I say a book has a Dickensian flavor?  Oh – it’s about 19th century lower class London,  uses lots of dialogue and dialect,  there … Continue reading

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Gorky Park

Gorky  Park by Martin Cruz read by Henry Stroltzer 1988 14h. 53m. rating 6 It’s still in print -that says something.  And it’s pretty good book – three men found dead by one gun but the same killer?  Not   … Continue reading

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The Camel Club

The Camel Club by David Balducci 16 h. 10 m.  narrated by Jonathan Davis rating 5 – (medium for a detective/thriller) This is the first of Balducci’s Camel Club books featuring Oliver Stone.  They’re good escape books – albeit a … Continue reading

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thoughts

Has it already been 10 days since my last post?  Oh my.  Well – I am reading away and finished two or three books which I need to get up here and I’m also reading one chapter a week in two books … Continue reading

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